Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Latest News

Jan 17, 2019
Washington, D.C.—Today Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME)—a longtime organic farmer and member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture—announced that she will regain her seat on the House Committee on Agriculture. 
Jan 16, 2019

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) has been selected to serve on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs (VA) and Related Agencies. The subcommittee’s jurisdiction includes construction on military facilities worldwide, housing for military families, veteran health care, and VA operations. 

Jan 9, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC—Today Maine Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden joined over 60 fellow lawmakers in urging Democratic House leadership to make opioid response a top priority of the 116th Congress. 

Jan 8, 2019
“... The real crisis we need to address is one of President Trump’s own making—a government shutdown that has now finished its 18th day. We have 800,000 federal workers worried about making ends meet, families wondering whether they will get help next month to put food on the table, and an American public losing faith in whether their government will be open for business on any given day. ..."
Jan 7, 2019

President Trump's insistence on $5 bill in funding for an ineffective, wasteful border wall with Mexico has led to a partial government shutdown.